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- ISBN: 9780073384412 | 0073384410
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 1/27/2014
Basic College Mathematics, 3rd Edition
1 Whole Numbers1.1 Introduction to Whole Numbers1.2 Addition of Whole Numbers and Perimeter1.3 Subtraction of Whole Numbers1.4 Rounding and Estimating1.5 Multiplication of Whole Numbers and Area1.6 Division of Whole Numbers PRE: Operations on Whole Numbers1.7 Exponents, Square Roots, and the Order of Operations1.8 Problem Solving Strategies Group Activity: Becoming a Successful Student
2 Fractions and Mixed Numbers: Multiplication and Division2.1 Introduction to Fractions and Mixed Numbers2.2 Prime Numbers and Factorizations2.3 Simplifying Fractions to Lowest Terms2.4 Multiplication of Fractions and Applications2.5 Division of Fractions and Applications PRE: Multiplication and Division of Fractions2.6 Multiplication and Division of Mixed Numbers Group Activity: Cooking for Company
3 Fractions and Mixed Numbers: Addition and Subtraction3.1 Addition and Subtraction of Like Fractions3.2 Least Common Multiple3.3 Addition and Subtraction of Unlike Fractions3.4 Addition and Subtractions of Mixed Numbers PRE: Operations on Fractions and Mixed Numbers3.5 Order of Operations and Applications of Fractions and Mixed Numbers Group Activity: Card Games with Fractions
4 Decimals4.1 Decimal Notation and Rounding4.2 Addition and Subtraction of Decimals4.3 Multiplication of Decimals4.4 Division of Decimals PRE: Operations on Decimals4.5 Fractions as Decimals4.6 Order of Operations and Applications of Decimals Group Activity: Purchasing from a Catalog
5 Ratio and Proportion5.1 Ratios5.2 Rates and Unit Cost5.3 Proportions PRE: Operations on Fractions versus Solving Proportions5.4 Applications of Proportions and Similar Figures Group Activity: Investigating Probability
6 Percents6.1 Percents and Their Fraction and Decimal Forms6.2 Fractions and Decimals and Their Percent Forms6.3 Percent Proportions and Applications6.4 Percent Equations and Applications PRE: Percents6.5 Applications Involving Sales Tax, Commission, Discount, and Markup6.6 Percent Increase and Decrease6.7 Simple and Compound Interest Group Activity: Credit Card Investment
7 Measurement7.1 Converting US Customary Units of Length7.2 Converting US Customary Units of Time, Weight, and Capacity7.3 Metric Units of Length7.4 Metric Units of Mass and Capactiy and Medical Applications PRE: US Customary and Metric Conversions7.5 Converting Between US Customary and Metric Units Group Activity: Remodeling the Classroom
8 Geometry8.1 Lines and Angles8.2 Triangles and the Pythagorean Theorem8.3 Quadrilaterals, Perimeter, and Area8.4 Circles, Circumference, and Area PRE: Area, Perimeter, and Circumference8.5 Volume Group Activity: Constructing a Golden Rectangle
9 Introduction to Statistics9.1 Tables, Bar Graphs, Pictographs, and Lines Graphs9.2 Frequency Distributions and Histograms9.3 Circle Graphs9.4 Mean, Median, and Mode9.5 Introduction to Probability Group Activity: Creating a Statistical Report
10 Real Numbers10.1 Real Numbers and the Real Number Line10.2 Addition of Real Numbers10.3 Subtraction of Real Numbers PRE: Addition and Subtraction of Real Numbers10.4 Multiplication and Division of Real Numbers PRE: Operations on Real Numbers10.5 Order of Operations Group Activity: Checking Weather Predictions
11 Solving Equations11.1 Properties of Real Numbers11.2 Simplifying Expressions11.3 Addition and Subtraction Properties of Equality11.4 Multiplication and Division Properties of Equality11.5 Solving Equations with Multiple Steps PRE: Equations versus Expressions11.6 Applications and Problem Solving Group Activity: Deciphering a Coded Message
Additional Topics AppendixA.1 Energy and PowerA.2 Scientific NotationA.3 Rectangular Coordinate System
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